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KPMG appoints independent director to board

Roel Campos is the third distinguished independent director chosen for the board, joining General (ret.) Janet C. Wolfenbarger and Linda Addison

KPMG has announced the appointment of Roel Campos as the latest independent director to join its US board.

Campos is the third distinguished independent director chosen for the board, joining retired general Janet C. Wolfenbarger and Linda Addison.

Prior to his new position, Campos served as a partner at the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (HHR), where he chaired the firm’s securities enforcement practice.

On his appointment, Campos said: “I am honored to join the U.S. board of KPMG, a firm recognized for its commitment to excellence.

“I look forward to working with the firm’s leadership to help shape the next chapter of its proud history.”

Paul Knopp, KPMG US’s chair and CEO, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Roel to our board, a forward-thinking leader with a distinguished track record and deep experience with financial regulators and corporate governance as well as a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

“As we continue to navigate a rapidly evolving business environment, it is critical for our firm to have the benefit of outside perspectives and diverse viewpoints to ensure our business is meeting the needs of our clients and the capital markets well into the future.”

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